Bhopal Wooden palanquin of West Bengal s Midnapore is the third Exhibit of the Week at IGRMS
| Monday | 18th January, 2021
BHOPAL: Palki a traditional wooden palanquin of Midnapore West Bengal is the third 'Exhibit of the Week' of the month.
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) Bhopal displayed the exhibit on its social media pages on Monday.
Collected from the folk community of Midnapore West Bengal in 1997 the length height and width of the exhibit is 389.5 cm 90 cm and width 67 cm respectively.
The Dusadhs of Purulia district West Bengal were primarily employed as palanquin bearers at marriage ceremonies.
This palanquin from West Bengal reflects the glorious tradition of bidding the bride farewell at the wedding time.
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